Staff Biography

Natasha Calhoun
Director, Membership Development and Experience
Natasha Calhoun joined the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce as the Director of Membership Development and Experience in January of 2021.
Calhoun works alongside Member Services Coordinator, Jennifer Wheeler to serve local businesses by providing opportunities for education, networking, and support. Her responsibilities include but are not limited to developing and implementing plans for recruiting and retaining members and managing and engaging volunteers through the ambassador program.
Prior to the Chamber, she served from 2014-2020 as the Restaurant Marketing Director at Chick-fil-A Cookeville. From 2014-2016 Calhoun spent time traveling as a Chick-fil-A Corporate Marketing Team Member to assist in opening new restaurants across the country. Calhoun has also spent time as a Marketing Consultant, helping businesses grow through digital marketing strategies. 
Calhoun serves as the Vice President of Public Relations for the Upper Cumberland Alumnae Chapter of Kappa Delta and serves on the board for the Putnam County Family YMCA. 
Calhoun graduated Tennessee Tech in December 2010, earning her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. 
Calhoun, wife to Jordan and mom to two boys, Harrison and Hayes, loves spending time with her family exploring the Upper Cumberland. Her children enjoy Mexican food and wearing out their parents.